Central Division RANK: 7
Record: 22-56-7 NHL rank: 30

Nail Yakupov

RW
  • Status: Off season
  • Height: 5'11
  • Weight: 195 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Birthdate: Oct 6, 1993
  • Birthplace: Nizhnekamsk, RUS
  • Drafted: Drafted by Edmonton in 2012 (1/1).
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2017.
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 40 3 6 9 -3 14 0 0 0 10:38 35 0.23
Scouting Report
Assets:
Has phenomenal sniping ability, great puck skills and the speed to be a constant scoring threat from the wing position. Can also set up his linemates well when teams bear down on him.
Flaws:
Struggles in the defensive zone and lacks awareness when not on the attack. Lacks optimum size (5-11, 195 pounds) and strength. Takes some shifts off and lacks consistency in a big way.
Career Potential:
Inconsistent, speedy scoring winger with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year 2010-11
Canadian Hockey League Top Draft Prospect 2011-12
OHL Emms Family Award 2010-11
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2010-11
OHL Third All-Star Team 2011-12